The best Quotes by Camille Paglia

The best Quotes by Camille Paglia

Camille Anna Paglia (born April 2, 1947) is an American academic and social critic, who defines herself as a feminist.

It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
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The airheads of Congress will keep their own plush healthcare plan - it's the rest of us guinea pigs who will be thrown to the wolves.
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If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn't repel them.
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There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper.
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Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
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None of us should accept a future in which our daughters and granddaughters have fewer rights than we did.
Hillary Clinton - May 2022
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The saddest thing a girl can do is dumb herself down for a guy.
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I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.
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The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.
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Social progress can be measured by the social position of the females.
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There is a wall of silence against women and violence, and every time a woman speaks out it breaks a crack in that wall.
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To the women of this nation I want to say that being underestimated is a great advantage, because often they don't see you coming.
Giorgia Meloni - März 2023
Woman: "Got some lady lawyer here."
Ingrid: "You can just say 'lawyer'."
Women who don't demand anything, are taken by their word - they don't get anything.
A woman's strength should not be in her role, whatever she chooses to be, but in the power to choose that role.
It's not about counting women, it's about making sure that women count!
Claudia Roth - February 2019
Girls today can be anything. CEO, Olympic golden medalist, even a Supreme Court Justice. We've finally broken that glass ceiling and, wow, it sure looks good from the top.
Sara Hill in Good Girls - Season 1 Episode 1
We have to free half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.
It's time for society to stop telling girls what they should and shouldn't do. And instead through the quietest whispers and the loudest megaphones tell them that they are unstoppable. The world is desperate for leaders, male and female. It's not about gender, it's about purpose.
I'm privileged because I can defend myself. Millions of women that are hurt every day, cannot.
Ursula von der Leyen - April 2021, about "Sofagate"
If you empower women, you can change the world.
If women ran every country in the world there would be a general improvement in living standards and outcomes.
The day has to come when it's not a surprise that a woman has a powerful position.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
We want to take our activism and our power into action and change things for every woman, everywhere, working in any workplace.
I really want women to know their power, to value their experience. To understand that nothing has been more wholesome in the political process than the increased involvement of women.
Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women.
If we're discussing women's empowerment and equal rights, then yes, I support it.
Women need to be empowered through the strongest tool - education.
The thing women must do to rise to power is to redefine their femininity. Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
I have said this many times, that there seems to be enough room in the world for mediocre men, but not for mediocre women, and we really have to work very, very hard.
I think the key is for women not to set any limits.
Everything has to do with education: If you educate the girls, you educate the family, the community, and society, in general.
I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.

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